I got the fact the fafsa is the federal and as far as i get also state government money, what i don't get at all is why is it submitted to the university you want to attend???? It's not there money,but the governments, how could the college decide how much you get in financial aid (not scholarships) from the government. I don't seam to understand the financial aid process completley? How could a financial aid (not scholarship, dont mess it with academic or even financial scholarships) for one university be better then another? your income is the same, so I'm confused??? Or is it based soley on the actual cost on how much the actual university costs (since if it cost 40k they wont give the same as if university costs 10k,that's right, right?)
Ok the profile I'm also not really getting, i know college board does this and some accept it, but this is NOT government money right?? Can someone tell me UCLA accepts it right, I thought I saw they did (trying to conform), also do colleges have there own financial aid papers, i dont get why the college cant give you there own papers why would they want you to spend $17+5 on sending it to them (for 1st college) $17 (for 2nd and etc.), so why dont they just give you there own paper like the fafsa, except not the fafsa and calling it the fafsa,
I don't know if i confused anybody but basically im asking about financial aid based (Need), and not merit scholarships.
Oh and is there a differance if the college is Private or public its up to the college right, they decide ther RULES?